Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 19:26:58 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: 90 Saab will not start

Shawn wrote: > I have a 1990 Saab 900 non turbo that I am working on. What happened is > that the radiator hose burst and flooded the breather. I have dried > it out and changed the air filter. Pulled the plugs and and cranked it > over to remove the water from the cylinders. Cleaned the plugs and sprayed > a small amount of starting fluid in the cylinders to dry them out and > see if I can get it to fire at all. It will not fire. I checked to see > if the plugs were getting spark and they are. I am not sure what to do > next. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. Are you getting fuel when you turn it over? I'd guess not. Turn it over for a while then remove a plug. Can you smell lots of fuel? One possibility is that the water caused rapid cooling of the hot wire in the AMM and broke it. -- Grunff

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